Global Indian

India all set to become EBRD’s 69th member

2018-05-22T14:29:15+00:00March 22nd, 2018|2017/2018, Global Indian, UK Edition- April 2018, Year|

An interview with Nandita Parshad, Managing Director, Energy and Natural Resources, at London-headquartered European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). The multilateral institution, set up in 1991 to promote private and entrepreneurial initiative in emerging Europe, recently approved India as its 69th member. As someone at the heart of this historic development, Parshad gives ‘India Global Business’ an insight. What does India’s membership of EBRD signify? It has been almost 26 years since India has been flirting with the idea of [...]

Scottish firm completes submarine rescue system for Indian Navy

2018-07-31T13:47:24+00:00March 22nd, 2018|2017/2018, Global Indian, UK Edition- April 2018, Year|

JFD had bagged a £193-million contract from India for the supply of two complete flyaway submarine rescue systems. A Scotland-based company announced the completion of a new submarine rescue system due to be delivered to the Indian Navy soon. JFD has a contract worth £193 million with the Indian Navy for the supply of two complete flyaway submarine rescue systems, including Deep Search and Rescue Vehicles (DSRV), Launch and Recovery Systems (LARS) equipment, Transfer Under Pressure (TUP) systems, and all logistics and support equipment required to operate the [...]

India clicks into place for British FinTech companies

2018-05-23T12:59:29+00:00March 22nd, 2018|2017/2018, Global Indian, UK Edition- April 2018, Year|

A high-level delegation of financial technology (fintech) companies from the UK recently headed out to Mumbai to explore tie-ups in a market with an expanding digital consumer base. India is acknowledged as the fastest emerging fintech ecosystem globally. As many as 420 fintech start-ups came up in India over 2016-17, leaving behind the US at 305 new start-ups within that period. The UK is at the forefront of tapping into this ecosystem, with a recent flurry of activities linked with [...]